The Bearded Iris

A Recalcitrant Wife and Mother Tells All

The Best Family Craft We Ever Made (and Survived)

I don’t enjoy crafting with kids. Especially groups of kids. Especially MY kids. I know it is wrong to feel this way and I don’t care. When I craft, I … Continue reading

January 22, 2011 · 2 Comments

The Valentine Blues

Unlike their bitter mama, my lovey-dovey kids really dig this Hallmark holiday. So, for them, I did my darndest to hide my “cupid-is-stupid” ire and rise to the occasion. Awwww. I helped them make their Valentine’s Boxes and cards and we even whipped up a fabulous and funky Valentine Tree, which took near heroic measures since I absolutely abhor crafting with children.

February 16, 2009 · 3 Comments